Item 02: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 2 January-31 December 1916 - Page 65
[Saturday 4 March 1916]
Arranged some sports today to celebrate opening of Pontoon Bridge break the monotony for the men Some Copts are building a Church near here altho' Mohommadens & Copts live together in same villages they would cut each others throat- The Copts show their wrists on which is tattoed a + & reckon we are same sort of Christians as I have some + on my arm where BOILS lanced by Doctors.
Letter from Joe & Day 23/1/16 & Australasian.-
Mits & Soks from Kathleen please thank her-
Also letter from Laura Papers from Mrs Cotton
We are glad to get news of the world €“You will find me little altered except an extra line or two has been etched on my hard face.